Who We Are

The Dialysis and Transplant Association of Victoria Incorporated (D.A.T.A.) is a patient self help group made up of people with kidney failure and their families and friends.

D.A.T.A Office Bearers

Brendan is a long time supporter of DATA and became President in 2020.
Brendan Lowry


Vicki joined the committee in 2015 and has been Treasurer since 2016.
Vicki Abbatangelo


Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

Vice President

Committee Members

Neane joined the committee in 2019.
Neane Collis

Margaret has been a member of DATA since 1986 and joined the committee in 2018.
Margaret Hagedorn

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Darren joined DATA in 2012 and became a member of the committee in 2015.
Darren Hennessey

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Angela joined DATA in 1999 and has been on the committee for many years acting as minutes secretary since 2006. She retired in 2019 after 35 years in dialysis nursing. Through her work, she gained a great appreciation of how demanding dialysis can be on those who rely on it to stay alive. Angela plays a key role in organising DATA’s social events.
Angela Lindsey

Nicole joined the committee in 2020.
Nicole Pearce

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Steve joined the committee in 2019.
Steve Shuster

Shoe String Editorial Committee

Simon joined DATA in 1991. He has been on the editorial committee for Shoestring since 2018.
Simon David


Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

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Fay Rawson

Holiday Home Secretary

Office Administrator

Hi, I’m the voice you chat with when you phone the office on Tuesday or Friday afternoons. I’ve been working behind the scenes for the past three years. You may also see me at one of DATA’s functions so come and say hello.”
Gwen Lever

Office Administrator

Everyone can use a little help

We are a purely volunteer-driven organisation. Please donate to help us continue our work in assisting people with kidney failure.